I think I must be a snail!
Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of the blue whale. And ...
Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of the blue whale.
And heres a few more
Coconuts kill about 150 people each year. That’s more than sharks.
If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. If you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out. (DON’T TRY IT)
28% of Africa is classified as wilderness. In North America, its 38%.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
There are approximately 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day.
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I think I must be a snail!
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
e e cummings
As its St Patricks day, heres another useless fact.
The color blue was originally assigned to Ireland by St. Patrick, and for centuries, Irish superstition held that wearing green was unlucky.
When potatos were discovered by Sir Walter Riley, they were actually blue.
Carrots are actually purple, and are now orange through genetic modification by the dutch. They are orange as a symbol to the dutch.
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672
The glue on Israeli postage is certified kosher.
In the UK, only Royal mail can legally drive through a red light. This goes back to early times, and is was put in place in case of declarations of war, as mail had to get through at all costs.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
There are no words in the english language that rhyme with ORANGE or SILVER.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave
Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day (I thought they never farted)
I'm enjoying reading all these facts , keep it going Lads
Sharks and rays are the only animals known to man that don't get cancer. Scientists believe this has something to do with the fact that they don't have bones, but cartilage.
Porpoises are the 2nd most intelligent things on earth next to humans.
Guinea pigs and rabbits cannot sweat.
A group of twelve or more cows is called a flink.
The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp (marijuana) paper.
The dot about the "i" is called a tittle.
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The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2to 6 years of age.
Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels.
A gorilla will sleep upto 18 hours a day.